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VOL XX, NO 68

Belzona® Seals Leaking Transformer Flanges

 
 

Industry:

Power (POWR)

 
 

Application:

Tanks and Chemical Containment Areas (TCC)

 
 

Customer Location:

Electricity Supplier,British Columbia, Canada

 
 

Application Date:

August 1990

 
 

Application Situation:

Electricity Transformer Flanges

 
 

Problem:

Oil was leaking out between the flanges.

 
 

Products:

Belzona® 2211 (MP Hi-Build Elastomer)

Belzona® 2221 (MP Fluid Elastomer)

 

Substrate:

Mild steel

 
 

Application Method:

Application carried out in accordance with a modified version of Belzona Know-How Leaflet TCC-2.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

Using Belzona allowed the repair to be completed without having to remove the top from the transformer, which would have resulted in many hours of outage time.

 
 

Photographs Description

  1. View of oil covered flange
  2. Flanges degreased and blasted to provide a good rough surface profile
  3. Application in progress with bolts being sealed first
  4. Completed application
 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com